Archive for August, 2006

quotes from The Triggering Town

Monday, August 21st, 2006

To use language well requires self-sacrifice, even giving up pet ideas. George Garrett had no small point when he proposed that all literature teachers be made to take a course in creative writing: ‘they might at least learn a measure of common humility.’

I can’t wait to talk about this quote in class–and see what other assertions Hugo makes that you’d like to discuss–here and in workshop!